• In a society of supersophisticated communication, we often suffer from a shortage of listeners.
    In a society of supersophisticated communication, we often suffer from a shortage of listeners.
    ~ Erma Bombeck
  • Italians come to ruin mostly in three ways, women, gambling, farming. My family chose the slowest one.
    ~ Pope John XXIII
  • A free society cherishes nonconformity. It knows that from the non-conformist, from the eccentric, have come many of the great ideas of freedom. Free society must fertilize the soil in which non-conformity and dissent and individualism can grow.
    ~ Henry Steele Commager
  • Our tradition is one of protest and revolt, and it is stultifying to celebrate the rebels of the past while we silence the rebels of the present.
    ~ Henry Steele Commager
  • Idealism is like a castle in the air if it is not based on a solid foundation of social and political realism.
    ~ Claude McKay
  • Ah, the perks of Socialism. You get to be righteous with no accountability.
    Ah, the perks of Socialism. You get to be righteous with no accountability.
    ~ Chetan Bhagat
  • Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.
    ~ John Steinbeck
  • It's not the colour of your skin that makes us different, it's the colour of our thoughts.
    ~ Steve Aitchison
  • Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessaries.
    Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessaries.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • San Franciscans have a bond of self-satisfaction bordering on smugness.
    ~ Herb Caen
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